An entrance to the Indoor Market, Oxford

Experimenting a little today. Here’s my watercolour of one of the entrances to the Oxford Indoor Market (otherwise known as The Covered Market). This is one of a series from around the city, but I’d thought I’d have a go at that roof structure – not easy to do but worth it – If you […]

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Sketching – from the Saxon Tower to Boswells

Sketching today in Oxford. A broody sort of day but managing to sketch for half-an-hour or so without getting interupted. Even managing to sing along with the guy playing guitar there though perhaps less tunefully. This is a view from the Saxon Tower at St. Michaels to Boswells department store and Waterstones on the corner. […]

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A watercolour sketch of Polruan Quay

A quick sketch and waterolour of the Quay and Boatyard at Polruan in Cornwall. Fowey across the river is better known but a short passenger ferry ride – or longer drive- takes you to Polruan. This is perhaps a better place to visit if you like to get away from the more obvious tourist spots. […]

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Cobblers Corner, Cheltenham

Cheltenham is a Spa town with echoes of past architectural glories dating back to Regency times. Like a lot of more prosperous English towns, its main shopping areas have been extensively redeveloped to incorporate quite a few large and shiney new stores and arcades. Thankfully some of the past vernacular survives – and is hopefully […]

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St. Michael's Church on Cornmarket, Oxford

Another watercolour street view in #Oxford, this a view of St. Michael’s Church on Cornmarket. Here the winter sun picking out the Saxon Tower and the half timbered ‘Pret’ building on this historic crossroads.

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A view of Exeter College from Ship Street, Oxford

Out and about yesterday and making the most of some brief spells of sunshine. Here’s my take on a view down Ship Street in Oxford, with the sun reflecting off Exeter College and the college chapel spire.

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